General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. COMMISSIONING OF USS AMERICA (CVA-66) Pertsmouth, Va. Naval Shipyard
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David L. McDonald (1906-1997) was a United States Navy officer who retired with the rank of Admiral. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy (class of 1928) and later studied at the National War College (1950-1951). Commissioned as ensign in 1928, he was designated a naval aviator in 1931 and eventually rose to the rank of admiral in 1963. He served aboard several navy ships early in his career and commanded three others later; other postings included instructor at the Pensacola Naval Air Station, co...
Jay Winston Johns, Jr. was a coal industrialist from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, who moved to Virginia and became a leader in preserving homes of renowned Virginians. He married Helen Lambert (1881-1964). Johns became blind in the late 1950's. He and his wife owned "Ash Lawn," Albemarle County, Virginia which had been the home of James Monroe and designed by Thomas Jefferson. Johns was founder of the Lee-Jackson Memorial, Inc., a foundation dedicated to preserving the memo...
Dean Rusk (1909-1994), U.S. Secretary of State, born in Cherokee County, Georgia. From the description of University of Georgia faculty papers, 1952, 1971-1995. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477809 Dean Rusk was born in Cherokee County, Ga., on February 9, 1909. He attended Davidson College, graduating in 1931 as a Rhodes Scholar. He then attended St. John's College, Oxford. In 1946 he became assistant chief of the Division of International Security Affairs of the U.S. De...
Harold P. Smith (1915-1998), U.S. Navy admiral. From the description of Smith, Harold P., 1915-1998 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10616327 ...